Summer Phone: June 20 – August 15, 603-635-2366
Year-Round Camp Hotline: 617-350-8335


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    Experience Camp Runels’ unique mix of art and adventure. Let your creative side shine through in the craft studio. Give the pottery wheel a spin, develop photos in the darkroom, or paint the next great masterpiece. Add even more fun to day camp with an overnight. Whether you’re a first-timer or a veteran, you’ll enjoy favorite activities like swimming, outdoor cooking, games and more. Make the shores of Little Island Pond your summer destination and see what’s kept campers coming back for 85 years.

    Camping is a great way for girls to explore leadership, build skills and develop a deep appreciation for nature. Whether you go for a day, week or longer, Girl Scout camp gives you an opportunity to grow, explore and have fun under the guidance of caring, trained adults. Every girl deserves a chance to camp!  For more information email or call 617-350-8335.

    Hours of operation: 9 AM - 4 PM
    Extended care available: 7:30 – 9 AM ($10) and 4 – 6 PM ($15)

  • Typical Day

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    Each day begins with an opening flag ceremony and singing. You'll then enjoy fun activities which include arts and crafts, swimming, fun sports and working on various Girl Scout badges and patches. The day ends with the traditional flag ceremony.

    More about a typical day at camp

    Come see Camp Runels at one of our open houses:

    Sunday, May 10 | 11 AM - 2 PM
    Sunday, May 31 | 1 - 4 PM
    Meet the Staff Night | Thursday, June 25 | 6:30 - 8:30 PM

  • About the Directors

    Sarah "Fluke" Leshay & Jess "Crunch" Barkley

    Sarah “Fluke” Leshay and Jess “Crunch” Barkley are excited to be co-directing Camp Runels together this summer. For both, camp is a place where girls can stretch to try new things, grow in their independence and make lifelong memories and friends. They are passionate about creating a dynamic, safe and fun camp program at Runels.

    Fluke and Crunch are both entering their sixth summer working at Runels—this will be Fluke’s sixth summer as director and Crunch’s second. During the school year, both Fluke and Crunch are teachers. Fluke teaches high school science while Crunch teaches middle school special education. Fluke received her BS and MAT from Northeastern University, while Crunch received her BA from West Virginia Wesleyan and her MSED from Simmons College. They love to spend time with their Girl Scout troops as well! Between them, they have 35 Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassadors in their two troops!